23rd JEONJU International Film Festival to Hold LEE Chang-dong Retrospective

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The twenty third JEONJU Worldwide Movie Pageant (JEONJU IFF, Pageant Director LEE Joondong) will maintain a retrospective program on director LEE Chang-dong known as “LEE Chang-dong: The Reality of the Invisible.”

The twenty third JEONJU IFF is making ready completely underneath strict COVID-19 rules with the slogan “Movie Goes On,” and has made an enormous announcement home and worldwide movie followers will cheer for. Main Korean director LEE Chang-dong will probably be spotlighted with a retrospective programming on the pageant known as “LEE Chang-dong: The Reality of the Invisible.”

By way of “LEE Chang-dong: The Reality of the Invisible,” the director’s most cherished movies from the final 20 years in addition to Heartbeat, his latest quick movie, will probably be introduced to the viewers for the primary time on this planet. Heartbeat is LEE’s latest movie in 4 years, and it made headlines because of the participation of WHO within the manufacturing. As well as, a brand new documentary that focuses on LEE’s inventive world, Lee Chang-dong: the artwork of irony, may have its world premiere.

A complete of 8 titles will display screen as part of “LEE Chang-dong: The Reality of the Invisible.” They’re LEE Chang-dong’s most well-known works Inexperienced Fish (1997), Peppermint Sweet (1999), Oasis (2002), Secret Sunshine (2007), Poetry (2010), and Burning (2018), in addition to his quick movie Heartbeat (2022), and Alain Mazars’ documentary Lee Chang-dong: the artwork of irony.

Within the case of Inexperienced Fish and Oasis, director LEE Chang-dong participated within the digital remastering, and the 4K variations will display screen on the twenty third JEONJU IFF for the very first time. It should certainly be excellent news to many pageant followers that there would be the alternative to see his masterpieces, favorites to many home and worldwide audiences, the long-awaited new title by the director, and a documentary that encompasses the historical past of LEE’s cinema.

The JEONJU IFF needs to look again on fashionable Korean movie historical past via director LEE Chang-dong’s works, and likewise shared the information of their plans to publish a particular guide titled “Lee Chang-dong: Movies That By no means Cease Asking Questions” to commemorate the retrospective. The guide will embody a research of the filmmaker and a group of critiques on LEE Chang-dong’s 6 movies by critic KIM Youngjin, in addition to an interview with the director, performed by Cine 21’s journalist KIM Hyeri.

Programmer MOON Seok who curated the particular retrospective “LEE Chang-dong: The Reality of the Invisible” mentioned, “It will not be an exaggeration to say Korean movies have grown with director LEE Chang-dong’s works. I’m additionally organizing a grasp class in connection to the occasion, and we had been in a position to affirm a really particular particular person because the moderator. I’m so joyful to have this glorious alternative, and I consider will probably be a helpful time for the viewers too.”

In the meantime, the twenty third JEONJU IFF is scheduled to be held for 10 days from April twenty eighth (Thu) to Could seventh (Sat) in and round Jeonju Movie Avenue in Jeonju.



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